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Friday, July 21, 2017
Veterinarian Offers Tips for Surviving a CSI Audit
US - While audits are part of doing business, many pork producers still worry about going through the process. Amber Stricker, DVM, steps in to help clients prepare for or undergo an audit, which is typically...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
What Can Big Data Do for the Swine Industry?
ANALYSIS - Big data is a hot topic in agriculture, and it's no stranger to the swine industry. Researchers are identifying how to apply big data and modeling to improve swine health in North America. ...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Pork Commentary: Brazil - Glass House Syndrome
BRAZIL - The Brazil Meat Scandal is a big deal in Brazil and has global ramifications, writes Jim Long, President-CEO Genesus Inc....
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Ceva Joint-Venture with EBVAC Reinforces Position in China's Swine Market
CHINA - In the presence of the Chinese Prime Minister, Li Keqiang and French Prime Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, Ceva Santé Animale (Ceva) and EBVAC have signed a joint-venture agreement to create a new...
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Sustainable Markets: How Will Global Pig Markets React to Changes in Russia?
GLOBAL - In today’s interconnected, global economy, changes and events in one market can have worldwide implications. “Sustainable Markets” is a series of articles focused on market news and its...
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Hypor Helps Facilitate Brazil's Swine Imports
BRAZIL - Hypor is partnering with the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) and a select number of global swine genetics companies to help renovate and expand Brazil’s exclusive...
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Pork Commentary: USDA Projects Massive Corn and Soybean Production
US - The USDA sent a shock wave into what was an already reeling grain market with their USDA quarterly stocks report, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
Monday, June 27, 2016
WPX: Record Pig Prices in China Driving EU, US, Canadian Markets
ANALYSIS - The big driver in the global pork market today is China, who represents half of the pigs on the planet, and so any disruption to Chinese inventory can have major ramifications around the world,...
Monday, June 13, 2016
WPX: Exports Are Critical Driver to US Pig Prices into 2017
ANALYSIS - Brett Stuart, President of Global AgriTrends, told pork producers exports are the critical driver to watch regarding US hog prices. Stuart spoke at the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica business...
Friday, March 18, 2016
EU and Spanish Pork Markets
EU and SPAIN - Spain becomes the third largest hog producer in the world (after China and the US) and the first out of the EU, surpassing Germany, writes Mercedes Vega, General Director for Spain, Italy...
Friday, February 05, 2016
Zoetis Collaborates with National Pork Board to Extend Access to its Pig Care Training Program
US - Starting this month, Zoetis will be working with the National Pork Board to help extend the reach of Individual Pig Care, an in-barn education and training program from Zoetis. For nearly 10 years,...
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Pork Commentary: Country of Origin Retaliation Amount $1.1 Billion
CANADA - Last week the World Trade Organization (WTO) set the retaliation amount that Canada and Mexico can place on American products in response to US Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) law at $1.1 billion....
Friday, November 06, 2015
First Official Veterinarian Conference Calls for Increased Communication
UK - A call for increased information flow between the Animal and Plant Health Agency, private vets and farmers on bovine TB testing, the complexities of arranging the export of travelling horses and challenges...
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Novus Secures Key Intermediate Plant for ALIMET® Production
US - Novus International, Inc. announced today that it has acquired the Methylmercaptopropanal (MMP) plant from Union Carbide Corporation, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, in St Charles Parish,...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Pork Commentary: Trans Pacific Partnership
GLOBAL - We see real positives with the US Pork Cut-Out at 88¢ lb. with US weekly markets hog numbers around 2.3 million the 88¢ amazes us. The 88¢ reflects the real demand ongoing for Pork and the...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Pork Commentary: Lots of Pigs!
US - The US Department of Agriculture September 1 quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report says the US has reached a new record in the number of hogs and pigs on farm, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
Thursday, September 10, 2015
European Medicines Agency (EMA) Approves Use of Ingelvac CircoFLEX® During Pig Pregnancy, Lactation
EU - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted the use of Boehringer Ingelheim’s Ingelvac CircoFLEX® during pregnancy and lactation in sows. The vaccine is registered worldwide for the protection...
Friday, August 14, 2015
Are You Prepared for PEDv? Zoetis Ready to Bring Vaccine to Europe
EUROPE - Showing its commitment to supporting European pig farmers and veterinarians, Zoetis is making its Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus vaccine available to the European market....
Monday, July 27, 2015
What to Do If I Suspect a Foreign Animal Disease On-farm?
ANALYSIS - Dr. Patrick Webb, Director of Swine Health Programs with the National Pork Board, explains the steps that a producer or veterinarian should take if he/she sees symptoms of a foreign animal disease...
French Prime Minister visits Ceva Santé Animale
FRANCE - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has visited Ceva’s headquarters in Libourne, to meet Dr Marc Prikazsky and other business leaders from the local Aquitaine region....
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Pork Commentary: US Meats Supply and Use
US - Last Friday the USDA released their July Meats and Supply Use, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
Monday, July 13, 2015
Diagnotics Play Critical Role in Herd Health Management
ANALYSIS - Dr. Paul Thomas, veterinarian with AMVC Management Services, said diagnostics play a critical role in the total herd health program by helping to identify, manage and treat disease challenges....
Monday, July 06, 2015
Diagnostics Role in Identifying Foreign Animal Disease
ANALYSIS - Dr. Patrick Webb, Director of Swine Health Programs with the National Pork Board, said top notch diagnostics play an important role in detecting trade-limiting foreign animal diseases....
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Pork Commentary: USDA June Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report
US - Last Friday the USDA released the June 1st Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Prescription Vaccines Offer Rapid Response Solutions to Swine Industry
ANALYSIS - New USDA regulations will allow producers access to more herd-specific or prescription vaccines, so a farmer can customize their vaccine portfolio to their herd that can be validated by USDA,...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Pork Commentary: US Country of Origin Labeling – Canada gets a Win
CANADA - Canadian Swine Producers got some good news this past week when the US House of Representatives voted 300 – 131 to repeal Country of Origin Labeling (COOL), writes Jim Long President – CEO...
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Pork Commentary: US Price Expectations
US - We sometimes wonder how we end up thinking as we do. It is as if we are in a different universe compared to other commentators. Last week we read after we wrote our commentary the expectations of...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Pork Commentary: Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report - Hope or Disaster?
US - The USDA has released its March 2015 Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report, but is it hope or disaster? writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
CME: Latest USDA Report has Bearish Implications for Pork
US - USDA released on Monday, March 23, the results of its monthly survey of refrigerated warehouses and we think the results have bearish implications for beef, pork and chicken, write Steve Meyer and...
Monday, December 08, 2014
Implications of US-EU Free Trade Negotiations to be Discussed at IPPE
US - Implications of US–EU free trade negotiations on animal agriculture are set to be discussed at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
 
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